Complete Taxonomy of Engagement Photo Poses
“I can confidently categorize all of the most clichéd kinds of pre-wedding portraits.” The blogger at The Marrying Kind compiles a hilarious photo album of couple and engagement snapshots.
Great Mistakes in English Medieval Architecture
Uhh, we don’t need a vaulting shaft there
I’ll just, like, cover it up with some leaves, no one will notice
A Narcissist Writes Letters, To Himself
“Recently, I’ve made the decision to stop hating myself so much,” writes Eric Wong. “However, like trying to quit smoking cigarettes, self-loathing and self-pity are addictive.” On this blog to practice self-love, you’ll find poems, humor, and more.
An Unhelpful Guide to Wagner’s Ring
In case you can’t spare 18 hours to listen to Wagner’s Ring Cycle, Jonathan Healey (hilariously) summarizes all you need to know about these long, helmet-filled operas.
I Am Begging My Mother Not To Read This Blog
Katherine Fritz is in her twenties. She lives in Philadelphia. She writes this blog, and she really hopes her mom doesn’t read it. (But if she did, she’d find a sharp wit and astute cultural critic.)
15 Mid-Century Modern Dream Homes that Will Kill Your Children
Warning: mid-century modern architecture is designed to kill your children. A hilarious look at 15 dangerous dream homes, courtesy of Projectophile.
How Fast is Exponential Growth? (Or, Yao Ming Confronts the Vastness of the Universe)
In this older post we wanted to resurface, Ben Orlin at Math with Bad Drawings explains linear versus exponential growth — with the aid of his mediocre drawings and quirky comparisons.
The Men of Match.com: Are You Serious?
“And how are you going to find someone who is career-driven and is family-oriented and is beautiful who also has time to play sports as an adult and like hike around all the time and wrestle alligators?” Lisa Barnard calls out the men on Match.com for their unrealistic dating expectations.
Peas and Cougars
Says Peas and Cougar author Rae, “If real life were a cartoon, I would be a triangle, which is probably better than being a square.” We love how much humor and punch her simple line-drawings pack.
The blog of humor bimonthly The Annual, featuring podcasts, magazine excerpts, interviews, and bonus features.
Long Awkward Pause
A satirical online magazine and podcast series covering everything from pop culture to food to music to dating. “We do not cover Popsicle stick crafts or related hobbies, 18th century British literature, or international donkey racing. Sorry.”
THE SURFING PIZZA
A writer ready to take on the world with only some wit, a handful of toy dinosaurs, and mucho oregano. Expect essays, nostalgia, and humor. Note: writer is not actually a pizza.
You Monsters Are People.
Illustrator and writer Matt Posky takes no prisoners on You Monsters Are People., where he focuses on a singularly terrifying topic: us. All our foibles, incisively skewered.
Do you like being entertained? Do you like organized lists? Then you’ll love Stephanie’s blog. Numbered lists, bullets, outlines — she’s got them all, and they’re invariably funny and insightful.
Satire, absurdity, and self-deprecation — always on point, always hilarious. Blurt is written by Len, a.k.a. Omawarisan, who “was created by author J.D. Salinger in the mid 50s following the blueprint dictated by frog and dinosaur DNA.” True? You be the judge.